What is it?

S4G, the un-mediated, not moderated social platform

Have you ever thought you have something to “express” with a social dimension but never had the opportunity to do it?

Then S4G is what you are looking for:

  • Open, unrestricted and easy to use
  • Three mediums to choose from: TEXT, VIDEO, PHOTO
  • A way to express your ideas, reflections and expertise, on social issues and broader development and society at large
  • You do not need to be an expert but just passionate about what you share

Latest Sharings

Today us International Day of Clean Air for blue skies, 7th Sept, 2022

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The third International Day of Clean Air for blue skies will take place on 7 September 2022, just months after a World Health Organization report found that 99 per cent of the population breathes polluted air.

13th Poverty and Social Protection Conference ( Bangkok, 9 March, 2023- 11 March, 2023)

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Poverty and Social Protection Conference addresses questions regarding the role and importance of equal distribution of resources and social inclusion. The potential roles and impacts less-developed countries have on politics, business, education and the public sector. In addition, major social and economic trends and their potential for poverty reduction.

BEYOND THE PANDEMIC: EXPLORING SOCIAL WORK ETHICS AND VALUES AS A CONTRIBUTION TO A NEW ECO-SOCIAL WORLD

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IFSW, INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS, is delighted to publish the findings of the international research project, ‘Beyond the Pandemic: Exploring Social Work Ethics and Values as a Contribution to a New Eco-social World’.

The Alliance for Industry Decarbonization

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IRENA and Industry Leaders Launch the Alliance for Industry Decarbonization

Air pollution knows no borders, so nations must work together: UN Secretary-General

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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres outlines steps needed to tackle air pollution and ensure a healthy, sustainable planet for all ahead of the International Day of Clean Air for blue skies on 7 September.

The Unlonely Planet 2022, How Ashoka Fellows Accelerate an Everyone a Changemaker World

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How are Ashoka Fellows engaging individuals as changemakers? What strategies do they use to build partnerships that inspire both changemakers and solutions?

Community Colleges for Democracy: Aligning Civic and Community Engagement with Institutional Priorities

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This publication from Campus Compact examines how civic engagement and learning strategies can be leveraged to advance institutional effectiveness, college completion, and student success. Author: Hurd, C.A.; Robinson, V.L. Publisher: Campus Compact

Large parts of Amazon may never recover, major study says

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Swathes of rainforest have reached tipping point, research by scientists and Indigenous organisations concludes Smoke rises from an illegally lit fire in a rainforest reserve south of Novo Progresso in Pará state, Brazil. Photograph: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images The Guardian 5 de septiembre, 2022

People’s Assembly 2022 toolkit

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People´s Assemblies on the local and constituency level take place from July – September 2022 leading the bottom-up process toward regional assemblies in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean and Europe and culminating in the Global Week of Action from 16 to 25 September 2022.

Global Calls for Climate Justice ( The Heinrich Böll Foundation), 19. October 2022

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In this seminar we will speak to experts about the opportunities and challenges of this approach, discuss why small island states are increasingly taking their causes to international courts and tribunals, and how developments such as the recent recognition of the right to a healthy environment by the United Nations General Assembly affect these efforts.

More than 4 billion people still lack any social protection, ILO report finds

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The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed and exacerbated the social protection gap between countries with high and low income levels.

Asia in Focus: Climate Change and the Business and Human Rights Agenda

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UNDP's Business and Human Rights in Asia Project (B+HR Asia) is launching Episode 3 of Asia in Focus webcast series, 'Climate Change and the Business and Human Rights Agenda'. Tune in on 8th September at 2 pm BKK/JKT (GMT+7) to join a vibrant discussion on the connections between the environment, business, and human rights and enjoy a short

UPDATES FROM TAMARAK INSTITUTE

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We invite you to explore this collection of content representing purposeful change. From compelling change within Tamarack, change in the way we collaborate and meaningfully engage communities, to change in the way we push forward a shared vision for a more equitable and resilient future, we hope this issue of Engage! inspires you to action.

Ashoka: How communities are solving homelessness. Tune in Sept. 14!

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Come learn about the Built for Zero movement of 100+ communities across the U.S. committed to ending chronic homelessness.

D+C: NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2022

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People with disabilities continue to experience disadvantage and discrimination worldwide. Access to health service and education tends to be difficult for them. Hence, they also find it difficult to enter the labor market. However, they have a right to participation, guaranteed by the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

The 2022 World Volunteer Conference, Speakers Highlight: Youth Volunteering

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We are pleased to introduce the next set of speakers for the 2022 World Volunteer Conference! Dr. Chris Millora, Mauricio Fuentes, Felicitie Walls and Ahmad El-Zubi will be presenting in sessions focused on Youth Volunteering.

Three ways we can turn the tide on nature loss

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Posted on 22 June 2022 The impacts of nature loss affect us all, and it is only getting worse – since 1970 wildlife populations have declined by two-thirds. Only urgent and ambitious action will turn things around. That’s why it’s more important than ever for countries to agree the details of a global plan for nature that will reverse biodiversity loss to secure a nature-positive world by 2030

UN Human Rights Office issues assessment of human rights concerns in Xinjiang, China

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GENEVA (31 August 2022) – The UN Human Rights Office today issued an assessment of human rights concerns in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

Fundraising in Sport for Development: How to invest your time, energy and resource (5 September at 14:00 BST)

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What do we need to consider when investing in fundraising? Where should we invest our time, energy and resources? Join Oaks Consultancy for a webinar on fundraising in sport for development.

GIGAWHAT Podcast highlights human rights violations in the renewable energy sector

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In this episode of GigaWhat, Mongabay-India Contributing Editor and the podcast host, Mayank Aggarwal, speaks with Jessie Cato (natural resources programme manager, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre) and Saurav Goyal (founding member, Metastable Materials) about various aspects of the clean technology supply chain...

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